Headgear is used to change the way teeth come together, and in younger patients, to guide the growth of the jaw.
What Are The Different Types of Headgear?
Orthodontic headgear generally combines a series of straps and elastic bands on the outside of the head that attach to braces inside the mouth.
When it comes to orthodontic care, retainers are an important part of the process. After your braces are removed, retainers help keep your teeth in the new position and help avoid any unwanted shifting.
What Are The Different Kinds of Retainers?
The following are common types of retainers offered after your braces are removed: